Washington Sources

Washington Sources - Left-Center Bias - Questionable - Not Credible or ReliableFactual Reporting: Mixed - Not always Credible or Reliable


QUESTIONABLE SOURCE

A questionable source exhibits one or more of the following: extreme bias, consistent promotion of propaganda/conspiracies, poor or no sourcing of credible information, a complete lack of transparency, and/or is fake news. Fake News is the deliberate attempt to publish hoaxes and/or disinformation for profit or influence (Learn More). Sources listed in the Questionable Category may be very untrustworthy and should be fact-checked on a per-article basis. Please note sources on this list are not considered fake news unless specifically written in the reasoning section for that source. See all Questionable sources.

  • Overall, we rate Washington Sources Left-Center biased and questionable due to a complete lack of transparency and a history of failed fact checks in the past.

Detailed Report

Questionable Reasoning: Lack of Transparency, Failed Fact Checks
Bias Rating: LEFT-CENTER
Factual Reporting: MIXED
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: Minimal Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: LOW CREDIBILITY

History

Washington Sources (formally Groopspeak) is a news and opinion website that does not have an about page, author information, or funding disclosure. In the past, Washington Sources would frequently publish misinformation about former President Trump; however, at this time, they appear to have changed to a general news website.

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Funded by /Ownership

Again, this source chooses not to disclose ownership or funding (red flag). The website appears to be funded by online advertising.

Analysis / Bias

In review, Washington Sources covers general news with an emphasis on entertainment news. Articles and headlines contain minimal emotional wording such as this The CDC Increases Booster Rollout And Approves Shot Mixing. Articles are usually properly sourced from credible media outlets.

Editorially, when covering politics, they typically do not add commentary and link to the original source, such as this Hillary Clinton’s 60 Minutes Interview In 1992 Caused Immense Regret For Many Involved. In general, the website is low biased but completely lacks transparency rendering it not credible.

Failed Fact Checks

  • Washington Sources failed numerous fact-checks before 2018.

Overall, we rate Washington Sources Left-Center biased and questionable due to a complete lack of transparency and a history of failed fact checks in the past. (D. Van Zandt 5/20/2018) Updated (10/29/2022)

Source: http://washingtonsources.org

Last Updated on October 29, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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